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Forum: General Discussion 02-11-2015, 03:42 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 512
Posted By nir
Re: Rod & Reel Combo for a beginner

I started out with this 17$ Scientific Angler outfit + 30$ Scientific Angler Fly line. It is a 5/6 wt outfit and it was a very good combo to learn the cast and figure out if I like fly fishing enough...
Forum: General Discussion 02-05-2015, 08:24 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 2,489
Posted By nir
Re: Snakes on my Brain

Good job! Thank god there are people like you out there, shooting stuff they don't understand!
Forum: General Discussion 02-02-2015, 09:23 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 2,489
Posted By nir
Re: Snakes on my Brain

I love snakes!! They are amazing animals! Well adapted for so many different lifestyles!!

If you've never taken a few minutes to observe a snake for a few minutes, do yourself a favor next time...
Forum: Fly Rods 02-02-2015, 09:18 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 149
Posted By nir
Re: Johnson ''Profile'' Phillipson Series

Thank you Rip Tide! I will try that.

Right now, it is solidly held in place... I don't know what happened that it would have a gap like that...
Forum: Fly Rods 02-01-2015, 12:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 149
Posted By nir
Johnson ''Profile'' Phillipson Series

Scored these two beautiful rods lately. They look and feel amazing and I can't wait to try them out... When everything melts around here...
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Forum: Coldwater Fly Fishing 01-21-2015, 11:47 AM
Replies: 154
Views: 18,309
Posted By nir
Re: Other Fish than Trout Photos

Good memories... Winter is already starting to be long...

Ontario lake salmon:

http://i2.photobucket.com/albums/y36/nir/Saumon2_zpsaacf70f5.jpg...
Forum: Fly Rods 01-16-2015, 08:03 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 791
Posted By nir
Re: Vintage Glass Fly Rod

Well, I bought both rods for a little more than I expected, but I still think it was fair and the lady is happy.

I got the Eponite for 80$ and the Series 800 for 170$ (that's CAN).

I'll post...
Forum: Fly Rods 01-15-2015, 08:43 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 686
Posted By nir
Re: The Cheapest of the Cheap

Echo has a new rod for 2015 called the Echo Base... I think its around 90$! Not a lot of reviews yet but Tim Rajeffs rod can generally take a beating!!
Forum: Fly Rods 01-15-2015, 01:43 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 791
Posted By nir
Re: Vintage Glass Fly Rod

They do have the metal ferrules and Series 800 has a Gold plated tip and stripping guide. Really nice rods! The series 800 looks out of the box.

I did send an e-mail to Rick. Hoping he will answer...
Forum: Fly Rods 01-15-2015, 01:21 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 791
Posted By nir
Re: Vintage Glass Fly Rod

Hello all!!

I have the possibility of buying the two following Philipson rods from a local person who is selling her fathers fishing stuff, but she doesn't know the value of such rods, and neither...
Forum: Fly Rods 01-12-2015, 11:27 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 791
Posted By nir
Re: Vintage Glass Fly Rod

Lots of excellent reply!!

Thanks to everyone's comments here, I gathered a lot of info and read a ton of articles! I'm definitely a little more knowledgeable on the subject.

Unfortunately...
Forum: Fly Rods 01-07-2015, 11:43 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 791
Posted By nir
Re: Vintage Glass Fly Rod

I had in mind a small stream dry fly rod for cutthroat streams in Alberta.



Great website, already found some great info! Thanks!



Great advice and I will do that for sure, but there are...
Forum: Fly Rods 01-07-2015, 11:19 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 791
Posted By nir
Vintage Glass Fly Rod

Hey there,

Looking for a little knowledge on vintage glass rods...

I'm looking to get a nice vintage glass fly rod for my brother's birthday. My problem is that there are a lot of offerings on...
Forum: Forum Prize Competitions 01-06-2015, 10:29 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,571
Posted By nir
Re: January 2015 Caption Competition-Sponsored by Allen Fly Fishing

And if you let us catch fish today, I promise to pray for world peace next time.
Forum: Forum Prize Competitions 12-16-2014, 02:28 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 4,811
Posted By nir
re: Keepemwet Photo Contest is Now Open for Judging--Place a "Like" on Your Favorites!!

Great entries so far!

Here is mine! A nice little Alberta Cutthroat.
http://i2.photobucket.com/albums/y36/nir/IMG_4012_zpsb8bf3fab.jpg...
Forum: Forum Prize Competitions 12-11-2014, 11:26 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,717
Posted By nir
Re: December Caption Competition-Sponsored by Allen Fly Fishing

Elf: Santa? Is that a fishing rod? I think we should stick to little toys and leave the Rod building to Allen Fly Fishing!
Forum: Forum Prize Competitions 10-08-2014, 02:08 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,746
Posted By nir
Re: October Caption Competition-Sponsored by Allen Fly Fishing - with new prize

''Hold on there a second, YOU were the one who said you'd give me anything to give that Allen set-up a go!''
Forum: Coldwater Fly Fishing 09-11-2014, 09:04 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 780
Posted By nir
Re: Bull Trout

Three weeks back, I was near Calgary and bulls (18'' to 25'') were hitting big black cone head wooly buggers like crazy...Big streamers are the way to go.
Forum: Coldwater Fly Fishing 08-05-2014, 01:59 PM
Replies: 452
Views: 60,547
Posted By nir
Re: Small stream Stories and Pictures;

Fished this beautiful little stream with my brother while in the Calgary area in Alberta. We caught tons of 10-12" cutthroat... All on dries!
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Forum: Forum Prize Competitions 05-26-2014, 09:29 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 4,480
Posted By nir
Re: May Caption Competition - Sponsored by Allen Fly Fishing

Rod, reels and fly boxes first!!!! Women and children after...
Forum: Saltwater Fly Fishing 04-22-2014, 07:52 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 379
Posted By nir
Re: One Surf Fly Fishing Event

Wow! Looks like a fun event!! Thanks for sharing!
Forum: Warmwater Fly Fishing 04-17-2014, 11:52 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 908
Posted By nir
Re: When and where for small mouth?

Plenty of amazing spots for Smallmouths in Canada! The Ottawa River here in the nations capital is an awesome fishery!!

Lake of the Woods on the Minnesota/Ontario border seems like a destination...
Forum: Warmwater Fly Fishing 04-17-2014, 11:23 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,091
Posted By nir
Re: Pike on the Fly

Great advice on this thread!

I live in Quebec, whereabouts are you heading in the province?
Forum: General Discussion 04-14-2014, 03:17 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 577
Posted By nir
Re: What type of fish is this?

This fish is a butterfly mirror koi... A little football shaped, but an old fish for sure!

Koi get much larger than goldfish and can get bigger than that.

Goldfish do not have the same terminal...
Forum: Coldwater Fly Fishing 03-25-2014, 10:33 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 716
Posted By nir
Re: Fishing the Eagle (pic heavy)

Seems like a very nice day! It feels good to see pics!! It's still freezing here!
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